Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Katie Lavin
Submission Date Jan. 28, 2016
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STARS v2.0

Sterling College (VT)
PA-9: Employee Compensation

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Deb Clark
Director of Finance and Operations
Business Office
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Number of employees:
61

Number of staff and faculty covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements:
61

Does the institution have employees of contractors working on-site as part of regular and ongoing campus operations?:
No

Number of employees of contractors working on campus:
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Number of employees of contractors covered by sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies and/or collective bargaining agreements:
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A brief description of the sustainable compensation standards, guidelines, or policies; and/or collective bargaining agreements covering staff, faculty and/or employees of contractors:

Sterling College does not have formally adopted guidelines or policies, but has recently raised staff pay and benefits. Wages and pay are constantly revised to provide the best work environment for employees.

A key element of the College's five-year Strategic Plan is to offer compensation and benefits consistent with our cohort of colleges including College of the Atlantic, Green Mountain College, Unity College, and Prescott College. The Strategic Plan can be found here: http://www.sterlingcollege.edu/about-sterling/trustees/strategic-plan-2013-2018-2/

+ Date Revised: March 3, 2016

Does the institution wish to pursue Part 2 of this credit (assessing employee compensation)?:
No

Number of staff and faculty that receive sustainable compensation:
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Number of employees of contractors that receive sustainable compensation:
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A brief description of the standard(s) against which compensation was assessed:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, full-time employees:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid regular, part-time employees:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular) staff:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid temporary (non-regular, adjunct or contingent) faculty:
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A brief description of the compensation (wages and benefits) provided to the institution’s lowest paid student employees (graduate and/or undergraduate, as applicable):
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The local legal minimum hourly wage for regular employees:
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Does the institution have an on-site child care facility, partner with a local facility, and/or provide subsidies or financial support to help meet the child care needs of faculty and staff?:
No

Does the institution offer a socially responsible investment option for retirement plans?:
Yes

The website URL where information about the institution’s sustainable compensation policies and practices is available:
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